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GAPMIL Awards 2017 Nomination Submission


The Global Alliance for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) Awards will recognize information/library, media and technology specialists, educators, artists, activists, researchers, policy makers, NGOs, associations and other groups integrating MIL in an innovative way in their work and related activities.  Specifically, the awards will recognize excellence and leadership in five sectors: Education, Research, Policy, Advocacy, Media and Communication/Information Industries.

For 2017, the GAPMIL Awards are led by the GAPMIL and the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue University Network (MILID) with the support of UNESCO, UNAOC, the University of the West Indies.

Awards Criteria

Work in any area/sector can be recognized, as long as the activities reflect integration of media and information literacy concepts, including intercultural dialogue, in education, research, policy, advocacy and the communication and information industries (including cultural industries).

The work of the nominee should also illustrate the application and exploration of MIL in one of the following areas:  Education, Entertainment, Health, Finance, Creativity, Peacemaking, Cultural Diversity, Environment, Poverty Reduction, Human Rights, Migration.

Please read the detailed description on this link before submitting a nomination for a candidate.

Deadline for submissions: 11 September 2017
















Please provide two references for the candidate for verification purposes.
Reference 1
Reference 2
Contacts for more information or to email your work samples:
Work samples should be sent to all the six email addresses below:
Carolyn Wilson, Western University, Canada / GAPMIL International Steering Committee Chair,  
Maria Carme Torras Calvo, University of Bergen, Norway / GAPMIL International Steering Committee Co-Chair,
Chido Onumah, African Centre for Media and Information Literacy, Nigeria / GAPMIL International Steering Committee Co-Chair, 
Dorcas Bowler, National Library and Information Services Ministry of Education, Bahamas / GAPMIL Secretary-General, 
Alton Grizzle, UNESCO,
Jordi Torrent, UNAOC,
For any other inquiries, please contact: